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Three crew members are adjusting to life on the International Space Station after a successful launch and docking of their Russian Soyuz MS-11 spacecraft Monday.

On Orbit Plumbers

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor performs plumbing duties inside the International Space Station's toilet, also known as the Waste and Hygiene Compartment, located in the U.S. Tranquility module.

Northrop Grumman personnel load supplies and experiments into the Cygnus cargo spacecraft in the payload processing facility at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility.

On Saturday the Japanese cargo vessel HTV-7 was launched into space from Tanegashima, Japan. Already orbiting Earth it will arrive at the International Space Station on Thursday packed with scientific equipment and supplies for the six astronauts living 400 km above.

The JAXA H-IIB rocket, hauling the state-of-the-art microgravity research facility and other cargo via the H-II Transport Vehicle-7 (HTV-7), successfully lifted off at 1:52 p.m. EDT on Sept. 22 from Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan.

There Are Big Cameras On The Space Station

Cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev practice using the TORU, or telerobotically-operated rendezvous system, inside the Zvezda service module.

Doctors learn a lot about their patients' health by taking their temperature. An elevated temperature, or fever, can be a sign of illness.

Some of the earliest human explorers used mechanical tools called sextants to navigate vast oceans and discover new lands.

Crew aboard the International Space Station are now running two Veggie facilities simultaneously!

Almost every product we use has a shelf life. From milk and meat to laundry detergent and batteries, it's important to know when it's safe to use a product, and when it's time to replace it. But what about materials used for spacecraft?

The Crew Interactive MObile companioN (CIMON) is able to see, hear, understand, speak - and fly. It is roughly spherical, has a diameter of 32 centimetres and weighs five kilograms.

Joseph M. Acaba @AstroAcaba "The future of our home is in all of our hands. May we all care for #Earth and practice good stewardship".

The International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, is seen in silhouette as it transits the moon at roughly five miles per second on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, from Alexandria, Va.

The Orbital ATK Cygnus resupply ship with its cymbal-ike UltraFlex solar arrays approaches the International Space Station s robotic arm Canadarm2 as both spacecraft fly into an orbital sunrise.

A Full Moon is a sight to behold on or off planet. ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli didn't miss the chance to photograph this one.

Pope Francis Talks To Space Station Crew

Pope Francis and Expedition 53 Crew Exchange Thoughts About Humanity's Deepest and Oldest Questions

NASA is exploring options with Bigelow Aerospace to extend the life of the privately owned Bigelow Expandable Activity Module.

The International Space Station is a marvel of modern science and engineering.

A new experiment set for an Aug. 14 launch to the International Space Station will provide an unprecedented look at a rain of particles from deep space, called cosmic rays, that constantly showers our planet.

Movie Night In Space

Jack Fischer ‏@Astro2fish "I didn't know if we could fit our whole crew for movie night, but we just needed more bungees and boom! Have a great weekend, everyone!"

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